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Creating positive mental health at work

Why is this important?

There’s a proven business case and financial returns for positive mental health at work

It keeps your organisation legally compliant

Motivated and healthy employees are more productive, more successful, and more fun to be around

 

 What is our approach?

Headtorch take a proactive approach to mental health at work leading to culture change.  We:

  • De-mystify mental health
  • Increases awareness & understanding
  • Give organisations & employees confidence
  • Makes legal compliance understandable
  • Establishes a common language
  • Creates clarity
  • Improves communication
  • Enables cultural change

 

How do we do this?

We have a number of solutions:

Headtorch XI – strategy session for senior leaders and influencers, covering the business, legal and ethical cases for taking action on mental health at work

Headtorch AWARE – a practical learning and development session for line managers to become confident in mental health at work

Headtorch WORKS – a blended learning package combining dramatic on-line content with face to face discussion groups, developed in collaboration with the Psychology Department at The University of Glasgow

Head Way – learning and development for front line and shop floor staff. It gives an awareness of what mental health is, what it’s not, the first steps in spotting signs and having sensitive conversations.

The Cynthia Show – where it all started, a forum based theatre training event on mental health at work

Work’s Mental – A twice yearly conference run by Headtorch with the Department of Psychology at the University of Glasgow

 

Headtorch programmes are evidenced based and have proven results, developed in collaboration with the Psychology Department at The University of Glasgow

Work's Mental - The Mental Health at Work Conference in Collaboration with the University of Glasgow

Book your tickets now for the conference on mental health at work. Date: 15 November 2018; Venue: The Senate Room, University of Glasgow

100% of us Have Mental Health

Like physical health, all of us have mental health. Also like physical health it varies and can be good, average, or what ever it is. That's normal. At Headtorch we're passionate about giving people tools to understand, look after, and improve their mental health. After all, a mentally healthy workplace is good business sense.

What our clients say

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